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Overview

Match summary

Nigeria edge thriller to set up all-African final

Holders Nigeria have reached their second consecutive final thanks to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Mexico in Concepcion. 

Match Highlights

Quotes

"It was a difficult match in which both teams did their best. We are happy to be in the final and have the chance to defend the world title. Mali is a good team, Africa's champion. This is going to be an interesting challenge," Emmanuel Amuneke, Nigeria coach

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Statistics

Ball possession
53
%
47

Attempts

13Attempts30
3On-Target12
6Off-Target13
4Blocked5

Disciplinary

8Fouls Committed8
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners8
1Offsides2
10Free kicks9
8Saves2

Line-ups

Mexico
MexicoMEX
Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
(GK)
1
(GK)
(C)
86'
(C)
14
66'
69'
17
75'
63'
90'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
Not eligible to play
3
Not eligible to play
69'
75'
12
63'
13
90'
18
66'
19
86'
CoachCoach
Mario ARTEAGA (MEX)Emmanuel AMUNEKE (NGA)

Match Facts

Concepcion

Estadio Municipal Ester Roa

  • Stadium nameEstadio Municipal Ester Roa
  • CityConcepcion
  • Year constructed1966
  • Overall capacity33000

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 21° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 60 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Mohammed Abdulla MOHAMED
    United Arab Emirates
    United Arab EmiratesUAE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mohamed ALHAMMADI (UAE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Hasan ALMAHRI (UAE)
  • Fourth official: Diego HARO (PER)

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